Kforce Video Engineer Media Distribution, Cloud DVR, DAI in Englewood, Colorado

Kforce is looking for a Video Engineer (Media Distribution, IPVOD, CDN, DAI, Cloud DVR) to join their team in Englewood, Colorado (CO). Description:Next generation content, applications, media (CAM) continue to form Company's future product strategies and offerings. The introduction of new methodologies for product development requires experience in Agile development and a keen understanding of how to successfully integrate next generation media services.The primary role comprises responsibilities in solution implementation, certification, integration, test, and subject matter expertise in next generation IPVOD, Media Distribution, Content Delivery and Cloud Compute Infrastructure within Company's Corporate Lab environments. This Video Engineer will work with Advanced Engineering, Infrastructure, Software Development, Product and Test teams to build, implement, integrate, test and operate an IPVOD, CDN and Media Distribution Solutions within Corporate Labs. Essential Functions and Accountabilities:

  • Build, implement, and operate Company's content, application and media platform environments such as IPVOD, Content Management and Delivery Systems, Cloud DVR, Encoding and Linear Packaging Pre-Production (Lab) environments

  • Perform Integration of Video Based applications on the physical and virtual environments

  • Certify the solutions in Integration environments

  • Perform functional and nonfunctional testing, load and performance testing, failover testing; summarize test results

  • Support End to End testing efforts prior to production deployments

  • Author and Deliver Implementation Guides to Operation teams for production deployments

  • Establish and maintain current state baseline certification and technology documentation throughout the technology lifecycle, including end-of-life transitions & migrations

  • Foster strategic relationships within Company, and with vendor partners

Must Haves Skills:

  • Culture fit (team player and loves to learn), encoder, packager, Integration, and Linux

Preferred Skills:

  • Extensive experience of video encoding, transcoding, translate, and decode

  • Extensive experience and understanding of Video on Demand, Electronic Program Guides, Metadata Management

  • Experience with CLI, Unix shells (bash, csh, other), shell scripting, various OS level daemon services including but not limited to SMTP, SNMP, NTP, DNS, crond, PAM, HTTPd, other

  • Experience with infrastructure hardware including bare metal compute and storage components

  • Operator level experience with Linux with the ability to perform application configuration and administration

  • Deep knowledge of network service protocols including - but not limited to - DNS, HTTP, Media streaming technologies, Object Caching, etc.

  • Deep knowledge on distribution media delivery models (e.g. CDN) and associated media delivery streaming technologies

  • Understanding of Cloud-Based DVR architectures

  • Deep knowledge on streaming media protocols (e.g. HLS, HD, RTSP)

  • Knowledge of distributed cloud and storage architectures (e.g. VMWare, OpenStack)

  • Understand media container formats including - but not limited to - 3GP, AVI, MPEG2-TS, MPEG program streams, MP4, FLV/F4V, Motion JPEG 2000, H. 264

  • Understanding of IPv4 and IPv6 networking

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours